A Standardized Patient (SP) participates
in the teaching and assessment of learners at DeSales University Healthcare
Simulation Center. The SP is trained to
independently, consistently and accurately portray a specific case for which
the learner will perform a brief interview and/or a focused physical
examination. An SP may also be trained
to provide learners with constructive feedback regarding their
Ability to accurately and convincingly maintain a specified character as
Ability to work flexible hours on a scheduled on-call basis.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to recall case information, as cued by students in a role-play
Ability to maintain confidentiality of case and student information.
Ability to understand and follow directions and incorporate trainer
Ability to recall and accurately score student behaviors
Willingness to undergo repeated physical examinations.
Ability to use a computer for basic note taking and completion of
Obtain regular access to a personal email address.
Acting training or experience useful but not essential.
Teaching or training experience useful but not essential.·
confidentiality of information related to cases, student behaviors and feedback
Sensitive to issues of ethnicity, disability and diversity
Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution
DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled